2010 Seminars

The Role of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives in BC’s Public Policy Debates? 
November 30
Seth Klein, Director, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC

Notes on a Spatial Policy Analytic 
November 23
Kalvero Gulson, Educational Studies, University of British Columbia

Perspectives on Employability; a Higher Education Dilemma 
November 16
Staffan Nilsson: Department of Behaviour Sciences, Linköping University

Leveraging the 2010 Olympic Games: “Sustainability” in a City of Vancouver Initiative
November 2
Robert VanWynsberghe, Educational Studies, University of British Columbia

Meaningful Training Programs for BC Welfare Recipients with Multiple Barriers: Help First Not Work First
October 19
Shauna Butterwick: Educational Studies, University of British Columba

Geopolitics, State Policies and the Restructuring of Postsecondary Opportunities in the Gulf Cooperation Council Region 
September 21
Andre’ Mazawi, Educational Studies, University of British Columbia

Academic Capitalism and the Sociology of Higher Education
August 4
Dr. Abraham Yogev, Tel Aviv University

Trends in Adult Education in Europe 
July 8
Dr. Anne Strauch, Visiting Postdoc, German Institute for Adult Education (DIE)

What is Happening to Academic Labour in Global Network Society? 
July 7
Dr. Joce Jesson, The University of Auckland

International Cooperation in Adult Education:Indo-Canadian Scenario 
May 26
Professor S.Y. Shah, Jawaharial Nehru University, New Delhi

What is Education Policy? 
April 1
Taylor Webb, Educational Studies, University of Britis Columbia

Critique of the Neoliberal University
March 31
Sheila Slaughter, University of Georgia

Universities for Modern Renaissance 
March 25
James Powell, University of Salford (UK)

The Canadian Graduate Financial Support System and its Relevance to China
March 16
Wen Jing, University of British Columbia

Higher Education and the Canadian State 
March 4
Donald Fisher and Kjell Rubenson, University of British Columbia

The Public Policy Pedagogy of Corporate & Alternative News Media *co-sponsored by EDST Policy Research Cluster
February 11
Deirdre Kelly, University of British Columbia

Looking the Other in the Eye: A Critical Philosophical Analysis of a Dutch Higher Education Policy 
February 4
Claudia Ruitenberg , University of British Columbia

University Leadership in Canada-How Much Difference Does a President Make?
January 27
Ross Paul, Professor, The University of Windsor, Adjunct Professor, The University of British Columbia

Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full? Obstacles & Opportunities that Highly Educated Immigrants Encounter in the Segmented Canadian Labour Market
January 21
Maria Adamuti-Trache, University of British Columbia

Higher Education Policies and Welfare Regimes: Theory & Evidence
January 7
Hans Pechar, University of Klagenfurt & Lesley Andres, University of British Columbia

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